Purvi Patel and Daralyn Durie spoke to the Los Angeles Business Journal about Morrison Foerster’s combination with Durie Tangri in January.
“It was a very natural fit on our side,” Purvi said of the combination. “Our sector focus and areas of practice are highly synergistic—advising tech- and life sciences-focused companies on their most complex intellectual property and civil litigation matters and taking high-stakes cases to trial. Our cultural alignment was also obvious, in particular our shared commitment to diversity and inclusion.”
Daralyn, a cofounder of Durie Tangri and now a MoFo partner, added that the new global platform for her former firm’s attorneys will be “transformational” for their careers.
“It has been fun to get to know the breadth and diversity of talent at MoFo,” she said. “I think we are finding ourselves to be very aligned culturally and we’re very excited about this next chapter.”
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